Cohn F. Untersuchungen über Bakterien. In: Cohn F (eds), Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen 1 (Heft 2), 1872, Max Müller, Breslau, 1875, p. 127-224.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Stackebrandt et al. 1995
Stackebrandt E, Koch C, Gvozdiak O, Schumann P. Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:682-692.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:364-365. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the removal of 6 species from the genus.
Wieser et al. 2002
Wieser M, Denner EB, Kampfer P, Schumann P, Tindall B, Steiner U, Vybiral D, Lubitz W, Maszenan AM, Patel BK, et al. Emended descriptions of the genus Micrococcus, Micrococcus luteus (Cohn 1872) and Micrococcus lylae (Kloos et al. 1974). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:629-637.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:691-692.
Nomenclatural type of the suborder Micrococcineae Stackebrandt et al. 1997.Publication:
Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.
Winslow et al. (1920) assigned this genus to the tribe "Micrococceae".Publication:
Winslow CE, Broadhurst J, Buchanan RE, Krumwiede C, Rogers LA, Smith GH. The Families and Genera of the Bacteria: Final Report of the Committee of the Society of American Bacteriologists on Characterization and Classification of Bacterial Types. J Bacteriol 1920; 5:191-229.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus [Bacteridium].Publication:
Schroeter J. Über einige durch Bacterien gebildete Pigmente. (1872). In: Cohn F (eds), Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen, Max Müller, Breslau, 1875, p. 109-126.
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
de Lajudie P, Young JPW. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Rhizobia and Agrobacteria Minutes of the meeting by video conference, 11 July 2018. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1835-1840.
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 35; ATCC: 27; CCUG: 24; JCM: 20; LMG: 18; NBRC: 18; NCTC: 18; IFO: 12; CCM: 9; VKM: 9.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "MICO" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
This name was treated in Judicial Opinion 25.Publication:
Judicial Commission. Judicial Opinion No. 25. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1963; 13:33-35.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 17 Total number of child taxa: 43